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UK's New Counter-Terrorism and Security Act: How Far is Too Far?

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  National Security Law  /  Comments Off on UK's New Counter-Terrorism and Security Act: How Far is Too Far?

On February 8, 2015, the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act of 2015 (“Act”), the United Kingdom’s newest anti-terrorism legislation, received royal assent.[1] The controversial Act consists of seven parts addressing relevant anti-terrorism concerns in the UK, including: temporary restrictions on travel; terrorism prevention and investigation measures; data retention; aviation, shipping and rail; risk of being drawn […]

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The Role of the US Government in Cybersecurity

By   /  November 16, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on The Role of the US Government in Cybersecurity

Ongoing debates regarding the role of government in Internetsecurity remain strong as the latest version of the Cybersecurity act was revealed.  Currently private companies argue they are best positioned to counter any widespread Internet threats, as they own 80% of the web.  These threats are prevalent in the government sector. Just this year hackers broke into the Pentagon’s $300 […]

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